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attitude to take this step. >>> americans are ready to help solve the u.s. fiscal crisis. >> building roads is important. investing in schools is important. paying for the national defense is important. bio medical research is important. the space program is an inday -- indicator of the world leader. all of that takes money. >> reporter: this week uc regents will consider a hike for students. >>> it was a special veteran's day for some bay area coast guard families as ktvus lorraine b l anco reports. >> it is wonderful to be home on veteran's day and have friend and family waiting on a pier you never get tired of that. >> reporter: finally dad is home and julie is six months preg in -- pregnant. >> it was something to leave this guy behind but now i learned julie is pregnant. it's amazing. >> right when i need him to help out. >> from hawaii to the arctic, the men and women of the u.s. coast guard cutter hope to reconnect with loved ones. for some, serving and sacrifice are a family tradition. >> i saw my father went through the military. and it just meant a lot to him. i just wanted to ex
in fremont. >>> the president will be the first sitting u.s. president to visit burma, also known as myanmar, to encourage steps toward democracy. he will make a first ever presidential visit to cambodia. the four-day asian visit starts in thailand early tomorrow. >>> we are seeing paula broadwell in public for the first time since the scandal broke that drove david patient to resign as -- david petraeus to resign as head of the cia. they are in d.c. visiting broadwell's brother. the couple lives in charlotte, north carolina. retired petraeus resigned eight days after ago his affair came to light. he has kept a low profile and testified yesterday before a house and senate panels looking into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. he was whisked into the capitol through underground corridors and he now faces a cia inquiry into his conduct. >>> some people hoping to become u.s. citizens got help in san jose today. the would-be citizens got to consult with an attorney for $30. they helped immigrants work through their applications and to see if they qualify for a fee waiver. those
senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of susan rice about the 9/11 attack against the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi libya. >> i think she deserves the ability to explain herself and her position just as she said. but she's not the problem. the problem is the president of the united states who on -- in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack, he hadn 't. >> rice has maintained she based her statements on protesters on cia intelligence available at the time. four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens were killed. >>> police are making progress in recovering some 2 million donations made to the salvation early. police in toronto said earlier in the year they discovered a person had made off with donations of toys and good. tips led them to a trailer where they found toys and food. >> officers did find toys, personal items as well. items that were donated to the salvation army. >> the salvation army believes that the men were working inside. they have been overwhelmed with new donations. >>> survivors of super storm san
: the american civil liberties unions failed a lawsuit against the military of the u.s. >> the policy has the effect of closing whole career fields to servicewomen. and closing hundreds of thousands of positions to them. >> reporter: the plaintiffs include four women who have fought in the ground in afghanistan. zoe badel led a team of 46 servicewomen. >> they wore the same gear and they carried the same rifles and when the unit was attacked, my marines fought back. >> reporter: search and rescue pilots jennings hagard earned a purple heart after shrapnel left her with scars. >> the men that i served with didn't care if i was a woman, they cared if i could do the job. >> reporter: the >> reporter: -- a retired u.s. marine officer says that -- >> leon panetta tells us he's open to opening positions to women. >>> the dow lost 89 points, nasdaq dropped eight. senate majority leader harry reed said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in budget talks. the numbers are in and this cyber monday was the biggest online shopping day ever. an analysis of 500 businesses found sales were up 30%
as well as community activists. the message stop the war in gaza and end u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before with israel the aggressor against the palestinian people. >> i think there's been a false demonstration that israel is retaliating. in fact, already there are far more palestinian casuals than there are israeli. >> reporter: proisrael groups staged a counter protest. >> i am here because i was in israel in 2009 when the rockets first hit. and then it was really, really horrible. >> the jewish community does not want to see this escalate into a full out war but israel has a right to defend its citizens. >> reporter: the san francisco police department had a lot of extra barricades on hand as well as nearly 20 officers on scene just in case. the protest lasted about 90 minutes during the evening rush hour and ended with no injuries and no arrests. in san francisco, cara liu, channel 2 news. >>> a veteran correspondent who is in the middle east says it feels like war. bombs sounded like thunder in gaza city tonight. israel has launched
is punishing seven u.s. navy seals for helping a redwood city video game developer. the seals pay will be docked for sharing information with the designers of medal of honor war fighter. chronic art says they used the seal to help make the game more realistic including fighting tactics and specialty weapons. the navy says the consulting work was not authorized. ktvu's david stevenson tells us why -- >> reporter: this week the city began preparing for being the first to pay for sex change surgeries. they already provide mental health surgeries and hormone therapy for those who qualify. >> one of the services that we did not have was sexual reassignment surgeries so what this does is add to the continuing care. >> it's more of a choice. it should be spent more on other more pressing health matters like homeless people's health. >> reporter: cecilia chung says it is not a choice. >> it's really helped me to find a way to improve my quality of life. >> reporter: chung points to the discrimination and violence faced every day by women and men. >> if you look around the country, more th
. that body has not been recovered yet. we're working in coordination with the u.s. coast guard so that we can respectfully and most efficiently recover the body. >> that ceo today vowed to continue severalling for the second -- continue searching for the second worker's body. >>> larksburg native laporte- oshiro is receiving a scholarship to oxford. >>> ktvu's ken pritchett reports this year there's a new twist. referee: - - >> this year the cones have moved from the left to right. but not everything has changed. the turkey counter reu mains. >> everything is smaller, we have no storage -- the turkey counter remains. >> everything is smaller, we have no storage. >> reporter: what's donated curb side now goes into a cold storage truck for delivery. >> the hilton hotel has been very generous to letting us use their freezer and storage. >> reporter: it's an arrangements that worked this year and next year as well. the new modern spacious dining hall won't be complete until 2014 with still some fund raising still to do. >> we're about 87% of the way. so we have a $22 million project we have abou
that the men stole the victim's cell phone and then took off on foot. >>> the u.s. postal service released a statement that they say beat a pile. the incident happen on sandy bridges court. residents in the area were warned that they were at risk for identity theft. >>> california posted stronger than expected job gains last month. as a result the jobless rate ticked a bit lower. the unenemployment rate jumped to 10.1%. >>> here in the bay area the unemployment rate remains less than average. solano county has the highest therm -- highest average personality of 10.1. >>> intended to lock construction of the high speed rail lines through the central valley. a group of farmers had filed a lawsuit to host construction. the rail authority did not conduct an environmental review. the state is expected to be herd next year. today's decision allows. >>> one of oakland's most wanted suspects is is under arrest. he was taken into cushionty woo just happened to be eating at that same registration rant and how that let to the arrest. >> place price this call this arrest a textbook revolution. offic
is connected to tuesday's u.s. presidential election. >>> and new york city police detectives finally interview the nanny accused of killing two young children. what happened right after the meeting ended? . >>> with less than three days until election day both president obama and mitt romney crisscrossed the country in an all out sprint towards the finish line. >> we have almost forgotten what a real recovery looks like and what americans can achieve when we limit government instead of the limiting the dreams of our fellow americans and that is about to change. [ applause ] >> romney ended his day in colorado, but i started across the country in new hampshire and then appeared in iowa and ohio. polls show mitt romney and president obama running neck- and-neck. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy, not changed. refusing to answer questions about details of your policies until after the election, that has definitely not changed. >> president had some star power, singer john mellencamp and kate walsh opened for him in iowa and singer katy perry appeared. >>> there were long
at the u.s.s. hornet for one very well-known veteran. >> a reminder you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone, download the ktvu app and watch you will of our newscasts live. you can be connected anytime, anywhere. this morning the alameda county united in defense ip grant rights coalition held a community forum about their campaign. the program accepts fingerprints of people arrested to immigration and customs enforcement to be deported atch a community organize say because of the program, victims of crimes are afraid to call for help. >> that is not justice. it's not fair. and it erodes the trust that the community has with the police. >> in september governor jerry brown vetoed a bill that would limit the use of the program, but pledged to work on a new version. >>> a heroic less city council member reportedly faces censure anyway free speech controversy. the contra costa time says the council resolution will accuse moynea de vera of unethical conduct. de vera denied taking action, but later apologized for the perception of trying to stifle free speech. >>> it has now been six
earthquake jolted part of rural monterey county. a handful of people posted on u.s.g.s. website that they felt the quake, but no reports of damage. >>> bart officials are looking for way wees to increase ridership. bart metro could boost ridership by 50% by 2015. the plan calls for increased service, faster rush hour service and express trains that would only stop at some stations. the upgrades depend on bart finding enough money to improve its aging system. >>> this late-night fire destroyed a car and what the voc's owner saw seconds before the fire that has investigators suspicious that this was set on purpose. >>> one of the fbi's top-ten most-wanted is captured. >>>. returning to developing news near san francisco airport a fatal accident involving a pedestrian is causing this major traffic problem near the airport. news chopper 2 is live over the scene right now in san bruno. you can see traffic is being diverted at the top of your screen with the flares on the road. they are taken off northbound 101 and put on 380 to try to get into the coming up next it's a little bit lon
such as seaside heights are devastated today. the death toll has climbed to 74 in the u.s. there are fears that number could go higher. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are pumping water out of flooded dwellings, and residents are throwing out possessions ruined by the storm. >> i grew up around here, never saw anything like this before. >> reporter: a t
in the united states from 2008 through 2010 than would be expected statistically. during that time, the u.s. unemployment rate averaged 8.2% nationally. in the years prior to the recession. the u.s. unemployment rate was generally around 5%. >>> the warriors make a comeback after being down against the kings. could they keep it up until the end of the game? fred is next with sports. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. that's elizabeth.n. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the califor
to charge them. >>> the special tribute today at the u.s.s. hornet for one very well-known veteran. >> a reminder you can get ktvu news good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. this morning the alameda county united in defense ip grant rights coalition held a community forum about their campaign. the program accepts fingerprints of people arrested to immigration and customs enforcement to be deported atch a community organize say because of the program, victims of crimes are afraid to call for help. >> that is not justice. it's not fair. and it erodes the trust that the community has with the police. >> in september governor jerry brown vetoed a bill that would limit the use of the program, but pledged to work on a new version. >>> a heroic less city c
honest and hoping to fix it. >> reporter: toyota is voluntarily recalling 600,000 priuses in the u.s. the 2004 through 2009 models. the problem is a potentially defective steering wheel. of the same cars, 300,000 may also have a faulty water pump that may cause the prius to stall. they will automatically check all priuses which come in for any type of service, to see if they're affected by the recall. if so, the prius will be fixed. toyota has said it has not had any reports of injuries. >> if they have any concerns at all, they should go to the dealership and we'll do whatever we can to satisfy. >> reporter: this comes on the heels of another recent recall for power switches which could ignite. despite this, loyal toyota customers tell us, they're not worried. >> they take care of it. >> reporter: one way to find out if your prius is on the recall list is to go to your registration form, get the vin number, go to toyota's website for owners. there's a spot where you can enter this vin number, and it will let you know whether your prius is on that recall list. reporting live in fremo
to conquer land to gain any advantages, but really to stop the fire. >> reporter: the u.s.a. is monitoring efforts to end the bloodshed. an sifts say if there isn't a cease-fire in the next 48 hours, it is all but certain, the situation will escalate. >> israel credits its missile intercepter system, known as the iron dome with intercepting missiles. the israelis say the system has a 90% effective rate so far, including intercepting one missile last night over tel aviv. some israelis say it's because of the success of the iron dome that israel has not escalated the conflict, or ordered a ground invasion of gaza. >>> here at home, hostess executives and union representatives are set to meet tomorrow with a mediator. the last ditch effort to avoid liquidation came as the urging of a bankruptcy judge. employees remain cautious out on the picket line. >> we don't know what's going to happen tomorrow. we'll see what news we get from up above, if it's good, or if it's negative. >> the ceo of hostess indicated if mediation does not show progress within 24 hours, it is likely hostess will return t
, and hamas. the u.s. role in bringing both sides together, and a devastating attack, just this morning. >> also, protesters storm a bay area wal-mart. the message they send, and which stores they plan to target next. >> first, the reminder that you can get ktvu news to go. from the ktvu app. just click the live icon, and watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit today. >>> happening now, a line of people out a south bay store waiting for black friday. some of them have already been there for several days now. what's interesting is that at a lot of other stores where you might expect to find lines, there aren't any. ktvu's matt keller in san jose now to explain what's going on. >> rep
. >>> the u.s. congress returned from its holiday recess and began to try to work for a deal to try to avoid the fiscal cliff. if there's no action by the new year some existing tax cuts will be filed. but finding consensus between republicans and democrats will not be easy. >> as president eisenhower said there will have to be compromises. and seeking compromises is the only way forward. >> some gop lawmakers now say they'll have to put the pledge aside for the good of the country. >>> on wall street the markets remained fixed. the dow dropped 42 points, the nasdaq gained nine. >> tonight at 10:30, the jitters the fiscal cliff is causing on wall street and how some investors are deciding to take action now and not wait. >>> the bay area's storm door is about to swing wide open. the first in the series of wet weather is due to arrive tomorrow morning. we start in the weather center with chief meteorologist bill martin. bill. >> julie, a series of storms set to affect the bay area not that atypical for this time of year. but it is going to be a wet weather pattern that is going to take us in
only works in the u.s. the pyramid in the playground are one of only two in the world. >>> and how travis air force base is now stepping in to help those in need in the east coast. >>> and chief meteorologist bill martin is working on his latest forecast, he's back to tell us when we can see more rain. >>> more relief is on the way to the east coast tonight as crew in the bay area make their way to the storm ravaged communities. the major effort that goes into mobilizing for the disaster. >> reporter: airmen at travis air force bay are part of the support team mobilizing to send supplies to those devastated by hurricane sandy. this morning dozens of airmen loaded the c5 on its way to southern california. there they will be part of a big effort to load planes with generators to help those without power. >> we have active duty, we have reserve and we have a family members and everybody is helping the east coast. >> there's very few units that can do what we can do. we have the ability to load all types of cargo utility vehicles, cars, cargo, put on on a single plane, and fly it one
unexpected. >> reporter: petraeus had been scheduled to testify on thursday on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> governor petraeus will have an insight on this and he has the right to share it with americans. >> reporter: many are wondering why the respected general briefed lawmakers about the attack early on saying it was a spontaneous uprising about an islam film. listen to this portion of a speech by broadwell. >> the cia had actually had taken a couple of libyan malitia members prisoner and they think the attack was to get these prisoners back. >> reporter: any suggestions is still in the detention business is uninformed and baseless. there are four hearings on benghazi this week. the acting fbi director will testify on thursday in place of petraeus. >>> an online petition that calls for the state of texas to succeed from the nation has gotten so many signature that is the white house may have to respond to the petition. so far more than 34,000 people have signed it. in the past the obama administration has said it would respond to any petition against 25,000 signatures or more. so far
of obstretitans says approximately half of all u.s. pregnancies are unplanned something that costs an estimated of $11 million a year. easier access would help curb that problem. >>> plans to put fluoride in santa clara is moving forward. putting fluoride in the water would cost more than $4 million but sporters say it would help avoid tooth decay. >>> a report from city managers says plastic bag litter was cut in half this year compared to last. the report following this year's clean up of hot spots at 32 creek location. san jose's bring you bag ordnance was implementedded at the beginning of the year. >>> the city considered the healthiest for women. >> they're in the ocean and in the rest of nation; we investigate viruses that are now evolving to infect humans. >> and our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking rain right now. you see it there on storm tracker 2. he's here for a timetable of how long the holiday weekend will play out. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the
turkeys into a yearlong gift. >> want your holiday package fast? really fast. the u.s. postal service hopes to deliver with a new service. the program's limitations and when you can start using it. >>> folks are going to find ways to get things and, they'll get them by any means necessary. >>> what one sheriff deputy says you can do to protect yourself during the holidays. into their work, their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small. >>> special delivery for the white house today. the first family's christmas tree arrived today by a horse drawn carriage. the first lady michelle obama, sasha, malia and bo were there to meet the tree. >>> letter carriers are delivering more and more packages about 10% more every year. the postoffice needs new revenue. postal officials told me today starting in three yet unannounced san francisco neighborhoods, people ma
it case. it's a matter of days before we find out. i'm heather holmes. >>> u.s. stock market seemed to rise and fall among the comments on the fiscal cliff. there was optimism that a deal could be reached before christmas. the dow is up 106, the nasdaq up 23. >>> sales of single family homes are dow slightly. a .3% decline was reported today showing a slow recovery for the housing market. economists expect home construction to add to economic growth this year. >>> the megabus service is coming back. the expanded service area includes los angeles, sacramento and reno. and it begins december 12th. fares start as low at $1 for advanced bookings. the price goes up as your travel date gets closer. previously served the west coast back in 2007 and 2008. >>> a 15-year-old faces a judge on charges of attempted murder of a police officer. >> our storm watch coverage continues. >> sand bagging in san francisco aims to keep this neighborhood from flooding a second time this year. >>> back now to our storm watch coverage. and you are tracking some significant rainfall. >> it's going
to celebrate should marriage become legal once again in california. the u.s. supreme court could announce as early as tomorrow afternoon whether it will review the challenge to proposition eight. that same prop says banned same- sex marriage. but if the justices decide not to hear the case then a lower court ruling that found that ban unconstitutional would stand. san francisco city hall is preparing for a rush of same- sex couples and there are also plans under way for a large celebration in the castro district on monday night. >> today house speaker john boehner rejected president obama's proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff. boehner said no progress was made. boehner accused democrats of not being serious of real spending cuts. but democrats say republicans are causing the hold up. the proposal consisted of $1.6 trillion in higher taxes, they also wanted 50 billion for infrastructure. the president in return approved spending cuts this year and legislation for saving up to $400 million for programs like medicare over a decade. >>> former rivals president obama and governor romney spoke i
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